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President Ilham Aliyev visited the monument to the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic in Istiglaliyyat Street on the occasion of May 28 - the Republic Day

27-05-2011 | 22:59        

  

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev visited the monument to the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic in Istiglaliyyat Street on the occasion of May 28 - the Republic Day. May 28th is the day of Republic. On the 28th of May of 1918, Azerbaijan declared its independence and the People’s Republic of Azerbaijan was established. This was the first parliamentary republic in the East until it was invaded by the Soviet Army 23 months later. The Declaration of Independence adopted by the national council was the announcement of the first democratic and parliamentary republic in the Islamic world. In 1991, after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Azerbaijan regained its independence thanks to the political will of Nationwide Leader Heydar Aliyev. On the occasion of the Republic Day, President Ilham Aliyev arrived at Istiglaliyyat Street of Baku City to visit the “Declaration of Independence” monument erected in remembrance of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic. The state anthem of the Republic of Azerbaijan was sounded. After the ceremony, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev got acquainted with the reconstruction and renovation works carried out in the surrounding areas.